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– Director Joseph Kosinski and Cinematographer Claudio Miranda had previously teamed up on TRON: Legacy. In Oblivion, they decided not to use traditional blue or green screens for the windows of the main interior due to the complications caused by shiny surfaces. Backgrounds of clouds were filmed at different times of the day and projected onto large screens outside the windows.
– Disney had initially secured the rights to the script in a heated auction. However, after realizing the script would need several plot revisions to meet a PG rating, the rights were acquired by Universal.
– Tom Cruise is actually a licensed pilot and his input aided in the design of the controls used in the bubble ship cockpit.
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